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ID number F07309
Title Victory march Melbourne
Collection Film
Object type To be confirmed
Maker Pentreath, Albert Stanley
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 24 August 1945
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 6 min 33 sec
Video Download video 29.12 MB
Note Open

Description

During the afternoon of the 24 August 1945 some twenty thousand men and women took part in a Victory march through Melbourne, Vic. The salute was taken by Sir Winston Dugan, Governor of Victoria. The parade was led by VX15 Lieutenant General Sir Edmund Francis Herring, Chief Justice of Victoria and took some two hours to pass the salute. Included in the parade were survivors of the Hospital Ship Centaur.

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